welcome

I
adj.

1) perfectly welcome

2) welcome to (you are welcome to my share)

3) welcome to + inf. (you are welcome to borrow my car at any time)

4) (misc.) to make smb. feel welcome

II
n.

1) to bid, extend, give a welcome to

2) to receive a welcome

3) to overstay one's welcome

4) a cordial, enthusiastic, hearty, rousing, royal, warm welcome (we gave them a rousing welcome)

5) a chilly, cool welcome

6) a welcome from; to (we received a warm welcome from the mayor; the immigrants received a cool welcome to their new country)

III
v.

1) to welcome cordially, enthusiastically, warmly

2) to welcome coolly

3) (D; tr.) to welcome to (we welcomed them to our city)

* * *
['welkəm]
cool welcome
enthusiastically
give a welcome to
hearty
rousing
royal
warmly
warm welcome (we gave them a rousing welcome)
to (we received a warm welcome from the mayor; the immigrants received a cool welcome to their new country)
(misc.) to make smb. feel welcome
a chilly
a cordial
a welcome from
perfectly welcome
to bid
to overstay one's welcome
to receive a welcome
to welcome coolly
to welcome cordially
(D; tr.) to welcome to (we welcomed them to our city)
welcome to + inf. (you are welcome to borrow my car at any time)
welcome to (you are welcome to my share)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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